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of that as you make your way between 3 and route 17. just a bit slow in virginia. let's head over to i-66. not seeing delays there. we'll give you a live look as you make your way past sudley. nice and clear eastbound and westbound as well. as you make your way inside the beltway, i-66 clear as well. here's a live look at spout run parkway, no issues to report. as you make your way from the 495 to gw parkway, you're at 61 miles per hour. just about a half hour. eun, back over to you. >>> it's about almost 80 years, but this year washingtonians will finally get to see playoff baseball. >> the ins fanationals fans, yo over. your team is in the playoffs. >> got to love it. the nationals beat the dodgers 4-1 to clinch the franchise's first berth. the man who has been here since day one started the scoring. ryan zimmerman drove in bryce harper, and it got going from there. manager davie johnson hopes it's just the beginning. >> what's the big deal? it's fun, but that's not what i had my eye on. it's a nice step to get here. every manager that's leading the division, that's the only thing that
improved. a half mile in culpeper and a quarter mile in petersburg, west virginia. a look at the high temperatures in the upper 70s to low 80s. now traffic now with monika at 6:00 a.m. with your timesaver traffic. >>> southbound route 3, south of route 50 crews are dealing with this three vehicle accident. you want to be aware of that in the crofton bowie area. near route 450 for the accident this morning. on the beltway north of town no i weres to report. just going to slow down a bit now leaving college park into silver spring. a live lock outside and show you what it lookalikes first here in college park. here at route 1 it's fine. it's past 95 heading westbound you will slow down a bit through silver spring. back to the maps this time to virginia. toll road looks great from the airport. no problems on 66 although it's slow in centreville and we'll take a live look one more time. this time over to 66 at route 28 and again as i said, little slow here in centreville and i'll be back with more coming up at 6:11. [ cheering and applause ] >>> nationals' fans the wait is over! your tea
file to the right. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> the protest in virginia that's sparking outrage nationwide. >>> welcome back at 6:15. the iphone 5 is finally here. tony tull is outside the apple store downtown now. two hours to go, tony, is that right? >> reporter: two hours to go. the store in georgetown will be open at 8:00. if you weren't watching the 5:00 a.m. hour, you're going to want to hear their story. check it out. we had 70 people when we got here. now it's up to 150. you can see the line wraps around the building and back out to the street. we're here at the apple store in georgetown. katie, you were actually in the back of the line. is that going to affect you at all. ? is >> i don't think so. i think everyone is getting the same product. i wasn't willing to get up any earlier than 5:00 a.m. or get here any earlier than 5:00. >> reporter: what is it about the iphone 5 that you want? >> not a cracked screen. and the bigger screen and faster, larger memory. i'm pretty excited about it. >> reporter: and you did not want to buy a spot? >> no, no.
from florida, and now campaigning in virginia. he took another swipe at mitt romney secretly taped comments. as julie carey shows us, some of romney's supporters had a response to that in woodbridge. >> reporter: from the stage on the potomac national's infield, president barack obama started his rally with a hat tip to the current baseball club. >> i want to congratulate the washington nationals for bringing play-off baseball to d.c. >> reporter: but the president quickly turned his attention to his republican opponent, ridiculing the secretly recorded comments mitt romney made at a fund-raiser in which he told donors that 47% of americans were dependent on government, some saw themselves as victims and back the president. >> i don't believe we could get very far with leaders who write off half the nation as a bunch of victims. i don't see a lot of victims in the crowd today. i see hard working virginians. >> reporter: some obama supporters also seized on romney's remarks. this family who runs a small business in the county count themselves among the 47%. >> that was offensive. fo
in the country. massachusetts and virginia. polling just keeps coming out of massachusetts. democrat elizabeth warren has a small lead in 3 out of 4 recent polls. the fourth gave the edge to republican senator scott brown. last night the two squared off in their first senate debate. brown played up his regular guy roots arriving at the debate in his trademark green pick-up truck and attacked warren on character. >> professor warren claimed that she was a native american, a person of color. as you can see, she's not. that being said, she checked the box. >> i believed my mother and my father and my aunts and my uncles and i never asked anybody for any documentation. i don't know any kid who did. >> war didn't her best to saddle brown with the republican brand. brown did everything he could to persuade voters he wasn't really a republican -- or at least a moderate. >> this really may be a race for control of the senate and the supreme court may very well hang in the balance. >> listen, i'm the second most bipartisan in the united states senate, was recently named by washington onmagazine as the
.bably like a lot of people celebrating. president obama making a campaign stop in virginia today. this comes as controversy one person posted on clint eastwood's speech.e t us in the u.s. will to wait a few more hours for the release of the iphone 5. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. we have made it to friday. morning, washington. is september 21. i'm kendis gibson. i am pamela brown. let's get a check on the weather jeras.cqui looks like we are in store for a friday. >> you are looking at the best of thethe week in terms weather. it's going to be absolutely beautiful. be warmeres will today. high temperatures around 80. were hoping it would weekend,ugh the saturdayorms possible afternoon and saturday night. cooldown to end the weekend. skies but now, 60 n national, 53 at dulles, 52 in petersburg. mostly sunny and 65 at 9:00, pleasant and 72 by noon, 79 by 5:00. picture-perfect again today. let's look at traffic. >> its picture perfect. then we will get the volume. better on 95 virginia between fredericksbur
. >> following several big stories including a look ahead to obama's visit to northern virginia. a local man has had a clintversial twist on eastwood chair. >> and the iphone 5 being released today. years.ited 34 this is better than anything. >> an emotional night for the die-hard national fans. back to the playoffs for the t time since 1943. exciting. good morning, everybody. happy friday. is september 21. i am pamela brown. >> i am kendis gibson. now to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> its corn to be the best day outside and enjoy the outdoors. will be a little 80 this afternoon. changes for the weekend. showers and a thunderstorm is expected on saturday. some could be severe. then another big cooldown in the forecast. temperatures right now, 61 in d.c., 56 at dulles. mostly sunny and 65 at 9:00, 72 noon, 79 at 5:00. let's check on traffic. in falmouth, representative and up construction. across the 14th street bridge. construction still in place in .he district pennsylvania avenue over the been shut downs because of the a paving project. last place295, your inbound 11ths street bridge. in the t
of florida. that's patrick murphy's job. he joins us tonight. so does tim kaine of virginia up running for that senate seat. >>> don't look now but homer simpson is going to the polls. >> i'm a 40-year-old white guy who didn't go to college and gets all his news from monitors at gas stations. >> in you go. >> anyway, wait until you see what happens when homer gets a look at mitt romney's tax returns. >>> finally, let me finish tonight with a question. what is mitt hiding in those tax returns? this is "hardball," the place for politics. i need to expand to meet the needs of my growing business. but how am i going to fund it? and i have to find a way to manage my cash flow better. [ female announcer ] our wells fargo bankers are here to listen, offer guidance and provide you with options tailored to your business. we've loaned more money to small businesses than any other bank for ten years running. so come talk to us to see how we can help. wells fargo. together we'll go far. to compete on the global stage. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we
you so much, lesli. the commander in chief made a stop in virginia. a swing state getting lots of attention from the presidential candidate. he defended the statement he made about not being able to change washington from the inside. peggy fox has more from today's rally in woodbridge. >> it was a commonwealth of virginia that elected barack obama. are you ready to do it again? >> senator mark warner warmed up the crowd about 6,000 democrats who received tickets to see the president person. >> wonderful. i'm a big supporter. i volunteer every day. >> the president started with a nod to the venue. the potomac nationals baseball stadium and the team they are named after. >> i want to congratulate the washington nationals for bringing playoff baseball to d.c. >> then the candidate got down to business. blasting mitt romney again for that remark about 47% of the population being dependent on government. >> i don't see a lot of fixings in this crowd today. i see hard work in virginia. >> the one thing that got everybody excited was his rebuttal. >> for some reason, my oppo
. that's patrick murphy's job. he joins us tonight. so does tim kaine of virginia up running for that senate seat. >>> don't look now but homer simpson is going to the polls. >> i'm a 40-year-old white guy who didn't go to college and gets all his news from monitors at gas stations. >> in you go. >> anyway, wait until you see what happens when homer gets a look at mitt romney's tax returns. >>> finally, let me finish tonight with a question. what is mitt hiding in those tax returns? this is "hardball," the place for politics. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes just as seriously: our c
the country. in florida, 41% say helped. 39 hurt. ohio, 39% say helped. 36 hurt. virginia, 42% say president obama's economic policies have helped. 37% hurt. amazing to me. joining us now to try to explain it, miss laura ingraham who is in washington. you talk to the folks every day on your radio program. try to put yourself in the shoes of people who are saying, yeah, his economic policies helped the country. where are they coming from? >> let's first deal with the virginia numbers, bill. i think in virginia, especially in northern virginia, which is so critical in this new battle ground state, northern virginia voters have been both directly and indirectly helped by the federal government. directly by just jobs, working in the federal government. they commute over the bridge to dc every day. indirectly because of very large defense contracts and other government contracts that spin off into private industry in the area. so for them, the government presence and the cultivation of it is very important to the economic life blood of the region. people who have jobs in restaurants, hotels, driv
in virginia, president obama fired back at romney, who had vowed he would change washington from the inside. >> the change takes more than one term, or even one president. and it certainly takes more than one party. it can't happen if you write off half the nation before you even take office. >> reporter: that's an obama reminder that romney was caught on tape criticizing 47% of americans who pay no federal income tax, but he said feel entitled to benefits. the president made his view clear via satellite to an aarp meeting in new orleans. >> i want to emphasize, medicare and social security are not handouts. you've paid into these programs your whole lives. >> reporter: romney running mate paul ryan got heckled at aarp, when he pushed changes in center health care. >> the first step to a stronger medicare is to repeal obama care. because it represents the worst of both worlds. >> reporter: the new nbc poll puts ryan and romney behind. vice president biden and the president ahead in three swing states. but now there's the tax factor. the revelation that mitt romney paid more than he had to.
been nearly two and a half years since the murder of yardly love in her apartment in virginia have. after going through the loss of her daughter and the trial of the man who killed her, for sharon working to make more people aware of the potential dangers is a labor of love. >> when i look at pictures now i love to see her pictures, it's bittersweet because i know there will be no more pictures coming. >> reporter: these are never before seen photographs of yardly, a girl who grew up loving lacrosse and dreaming of playing for the university of virginia cavaliers. she lived the dram and was just three weeks graduating when she was murdered. >> i'm sure there are other girls right now that feel the same way as we did, that -- had no idea that people were capablof this kind of evil. >> reporter: now she knows. now yardly's mother has embraced the role she has been thrown into. the role of activist. she is making a psa act the danger of domestic violence. >> i knew nothing about it until this happened to us. i wish we had more knowledge about it. >> reporter: yardly had been dating
treatment in virginia. >> i am severely hampered in terms of my movement. i have not walked in a year. i can -- i have been pretty much tied to a bed. i have been liquid nickel trent -- fed with eight liquid nutrient. latest case has been reported in anne arundel county. they're nowhere close to the peak that was seen in two dozen 3173 human cases were reported. where we sing an increase? several different factors maybe playing. >> we had a milder winter last winter, a bit of a drought in the spring and summer. sometimes that can create more heat which can also increase reading at a miscue areas. >> they also suggest wearing epa approved repellent covering your skin and getting rid of standing water around her home. the west nile surveillance season ends, halloween and officials are urging your one to take the steps to retrieve themselves. the state agriculture department is spring areas all over central maryland during the next few weeks. >> police are investigating a homicide in west baltimore. skyteam 11 was over the scene in the 1700 block when investigators say a 24-year-old man was sho
for you coming up. >> sounds good. on the campaign trail, president obama is in battleground virginia. 15 minutes from now he will speak to supporters at the potomac national location in woodland. scott thuman is there. >> we are at the ballpark. we are going to see both candidates really stumping hard today. we are aware of the potomac nationals play. the president will take the podium in five minutes. consider how many times we have seen him in virginia. 42 times the president has been here. 13 times just this year. a lot of that is raising money and getting out the vote effort. the president today expected to asked talk quite a bit on the economy and about mitt romney's comments at a private from razor when he spoke about 47% of the electorate believe they are victims and rely on the government and that he cannot win over from obama. we will hear from the president. quite an arrival, flying in on marine one and a landing right behind home plate. the crowd in chanting four more years. it's a tight race. a new poll shows they are neck and neck. we will hear from mitt romney today as well
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>> according to the campaign, the 13th time the has stopped in virginia this year. the 42nd since taking office. no shortage of sports analogies those numbers, considering there was a little league team at singing take me out to the ball game to warm up the crowd. swinging for the fences in attacks on mitt romney. believe we can get far with leaders to write off half of the nation as victims. not see victims today. i see hard-working people. going on his 47% comment, the president did his best to sound inclusive. these are american values. to all of us. >> everyone in the military today falls in that group. i appreciated he said weather whether not be 47 him, he wouldfor fight for every one. >> despite in 2008, promising to sometimes culture, the inside.rom >> my opponent got excited. he rewrote his speech. up a rally. i will get the job done from the inside. kind of inside job is he talking about? >> republicans insist the humor is to hide the present's problems. >> the president has a failed policy. distract.o we're talking about putting back to work. taxes.going to cut >> repub
not as chilly as last night. anncr: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to s stop question seven. they don't want coetition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. when president obama took office. this is china's. underbama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> we are learning more tonight a developing story. an apparent robbery attempt. a murder victim was sent to prison wit
dependent on government. >> i don't see a lot of victims in this crowd today. i see hard work in virginia. >> one thing that got everybody excited was his rebuttal to mitt romney's latest attack. >> my opponent got excited. he stood up in a rally. proudly declared, i'll get the job done from the inside. what kind of inside job is he talking about? >> mr. obama said when he said you can't change washington from the inside, he was talking about the voters who elected the lawmakers to make changes. >> you're the reason a young immigrant who grew up here and pledged allegiance to our flag, is no longer going to be deported from the only country she knows. you're the reason why an outstanding soldier will be kicked out of your military. >> crowd ate it up. >> we all have to work together. if we don't, we can't fix anything. >> in woodbridge, peggy fox, 9news now. >> president obama has pulled ahead in another key measure of the campaign strength. figures show mr. obama has more than $88 million to spend in his campaign's final weeks while mr. romney has just over $50 million. >>> a plane
de maryland, virginia y el distrito de columbia aportan la misma cantidad a la agencia metro que el gobierno federal y al este dejar de dar sus aportes .. esta cantidad se podrÍa duplicar .." un total de 24 millones de do Ólares que segÚn esta agencia podrÍa tener grandes repercusiones "quiere decir que metro dari Ía servicios menos confiables y no abrÍa ningÚn tipo de mejoras para hacer la experiencia de los usuarios satisfactoria" para muchos esto no es mas que una guerra polÍtica en el mismo congreso. " es una pena que a veces se olviden de a quienes estÁn sirviendo parece que piensan que solamente estÁn sirviendo asÍ mismos o a su familia.. y no precisamente a quienes representan y eso es una vergÜenza .." y usted?? como usuario de metro considera que es la agencia en realidad quien terminara pagando los platos rotos ? evelyn no piensa asÍ " el problema es que el recorte se lo hacen al metro pero la afectada soy yo y todos los usuarios del metro somos los afectados porque nuestro trabajos no nos aumentan el sueldo y como usuarios del metro diariamente nos vamos a
in virginia about -- president was blunt today at campaign event in virginia reassuring the public he is keeping america safe at home and abroad. >> we still face american threats and we have to make sure the military and diplomats are protected. >> pentagon officials claimed marines were in another part of libya protecting the embassy before the benghazi attack and then admitted that was not true. state department officials said there were no libyan security guards inside the perimeter of the u.s. consulate and had to walk that back. >> you hate to think that the president would purposely mislead the american people but it lookin looks like it to . >> administration flatly deny notion they misled the public. they say the only reason the account has changed is new facts have emergeed since it's ongoing investigation. >> bret: ed henry on the north lawn. thank you. now what we know about what really happened in benghazi. chief washington correspondent james rosen looks at how the deadly attack in libya unfolded. warning some of the images may be disturbing. >> in many fateful battles t
ballhart. you are looking live at woodbridge, virginia, where president obama is set to speak at a campaign event in just a moment. we'll bring you the remarks ahead live on "now." endless shrimp is our most popular promotion at red lobster. there's so many choices, the guests love it! [ male announcer ] don't miss endless shrimp. try as much as you like, anyway you like. like new teriyaki grilled shrimp for just $14.99! my name is angela trapp, and i sea food differently. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different th
, and a role reversal in virginia. the two senate candidates are sounding like they're from the opposing party. we're going to ask one of them, tim kaine, about it next. you'll inevitably find yourself on a desolate highway in your jeep grand cherokee. and when you do, you'll be grateful for the adaptive cruise control that automatically adjusts your speed when approaching slower traffic. and for the blind-spot monitor... [ beeping ] ...that helps remind you that the highway might not be as desolate... as you thought. ♪ presidethis message. barack obama and i approve... anncr: he keeps saying it... mitt romney: this president cannot tell us that you're... better off today than when he took office. anncr: well... here's where we were in 2008... tv anncr: the worst financial collapse... since the great depression... tv anncr: american workers were laid off in numbers not seen... in over three decades. anncr: and here's where we are today... thirty months of private sector job growth. creating 4.6 million new jobs. we're not there yet. but the real question is: whose plan is better for you? the
for votes in key battleground states today. program is in virginia, mitt romney is in nevada. he has a new battle cry. he's accusing the president of surrendering his ability to change washington. >> reporter: mitt romney jumped all over this comment the president made on thursday about changing washington. he's hoping to get his campaign back on track and try to convince voters that he has what it takes to end the partisanship in washington. problem shared a plate of fries with young voters while talking about student loans in south florida. mitt romney talked medicare in sarasota. >> i hope the people in florida understand this. he cut medicare by $716 billion. >> reporter: two contrasting images in two parts of the state, each with the same goal. florida's 29 electoral votes. but something president obama said during a candidate's forum on univision through the most attention. >> you can't change from washington from the inside you can only change it from the outside. that's how i got elected. that's how health care got done because we mobilized the american people to speak out. >> repo
formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. >>> thank you for joining us this morning. f iraqona apple was arrested at a border check point in texas wednesday. agents say they found marijuana and hash on her tour bus. she admitted that the drugs were hers. she was taken into custody and posted $10,000 bond. >>> your favorite brew could maybe survive a natural or nuclear disaster. a recent report says beer and soft drinks in sealed glass containers would be safe to drink in the event of a blast. back in 1965, testing by the civil defense administration found beverages could be used as portable water in the event of an emer
that's all for the anncr: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. jeff barnd. barnd. and i'm jennifer gilbert, here's bruce cunningham with sports unlimite. unlimited. 3 after a stinging defeat at the hands of the eegles last sunday,the ravens are looking to right the ship this sunday nightt.but they;re hosting the patriots, a team that denied them a tripto the super bowl last year..morgan adsit picks up the story from here here 3 in the very small hours a very tired roup of baltimore orioles otoff their charter in boston after a cross-ccntinent trip from seattle..they have the day off before opening a three game series wth opening a thre
. the president is speaking now in woodbridge, virginia. he was talkingbout those remarks by mitt romney, the 47%. he said doesn't pay taxes in a country. let's listen to the president now. we have the best colleges and universities in the world. there isn't a country in the thaert wouldn't trade places with the united states of america. so the path i'm offering may be harder, but it leads to a better place. i'm offering a five-point plan to create jobs and grow the middle class and rebuild the economy on a stronger foundation. so let me break it down in case you guys missed the convention. just in case. or just in case you only saw michelle. number one, i want to export more products and outsource fewer jobs. in the last two and a half years we created more than half a million new manufacturing jobs in this country. now you have a choice. we can build on that progress or we can do what the other folksment to do and give more tax breaks to companies that ship jobs overseas. we can continue to see outsourcing, or we can do some insource and reward companies that open new plants and train new work
,000 in virginia, just shaving off 100,000 votes in the states could turn this election. secondly, when you look at congressman john lewis that pay the price for us to vote, you think that donna is right, we need to have a two-pronged strategy. we have got to fight for the law and we need to do everything we need to do to vote this year so where we can't turn them around like ohio and pennsylvania and michigan and reverend charles williams and others in michigan, we can still vote because if they could take no right to vote instead of against jim clark and get eaten like like john john ls san jose williams, then what excuse do we have if we can't get a couple of i.d.s and go to the pole? we cannot be that lazy that we cannot do what we have to do this november so as much as we are outraged about it, we need to have a strategy that we are there for going to be proactive in deal with it. lastly i'm glad you've said this because i'm with the conservatives. i'm a conservative. i'm trying to conserve the voting rights act. i'm trying to conserve the civil rights act. those that are trying to have a r
of victims in this crowd today. i see hard-working people in virginia. >> reporter: he also resumed a back and forth with romney over the president's assertion that change in washington must not come simply from the inside, but the outside, too. >> he stood up at a rally, proudly declares i would get the job done from the inside, what kind of inside job is he talking about? >> reporter: a lot of republicans are looking at october 3 as a big date on the calendar, as the first of three presidential debates, and perhaps mitt romney's next big chance. >> and all right head right to the moderator of "meet the press," david gregory, here we are, 45 days ago. how will today play any way of knowing what this all means? >> well, it means this is a very dark moment for the romney campaign and they know it. probably the toughest period of this campaign, they don't have a lot of time to study themselves. mitt romney saying that the polls are tight, but he is still in this thing, and he is. because the conditions are still ripe for him to make an impact. but there is an acknowledgment that they are not
of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from virginia is recognized for one minute. >> mr. speaker, americans continue to look for work, put food on the table and ensure their children have school supplies as fall comes into full swing, yet the house is set to leave washington today with many items on its to-do list. while congress works to finish up to pass a budget to fund the federal government, catastrophic cuts loom on the horizon set to hit january, 2013. mr. wittman: leaving these cuts is unconshenable. it's not the right thing to do. our all-volunteer force is at war and these cuts threaten our national security. furthermore, they threaten over 200,000 jobs in virginia. nine days remain before the new fiscal year begins. congress should do the right thing and stay in washington instead of ignoring the reality and delaying tough decisions. it's time to put governing over politics.
.s. senate in virginia is in the spotlight. two former virginia governors are now competing for the open seat. democrat tim kaine is calling for a thaw in that bitter partisanship we see on capitol hill while republican george allen steered his answers back toward the economy. now on the issue of taxes, cain would like to eliminate the bush era tax cuts for wealthy americans and allen opposes that. >> you ought the start off with what the house -- to start off with what the house passed and then look at ideas like reforming the tax code. make it more competitive. >> if the tax codes go back to where they were before we were in the longest economic expansion of the united states. that would produce $500 billion in revenue. >> now despite the polls, that show kaine with a comfortable lead in the race, george allen believes it will end up being a close race. >>> it is 5:06 and i am watching your money. on one street investor -- wall street investors got another reminder that the unemployment was weak. now stocks mixed on the news. checking the numbers -- >>> a security problem with spent explore
for the call. abby is on the phone from leesburg, virginia on our republican line. caller: i was just calling to say i agree with the last caller that we do have quite a bit of standstill because people are mostly focused on the politics of just polarizing the different parties than actually agreeing to compromise. however, i do appreciate some of the social issues, specifically abortion, that they don't compromise as much. not every issue needs to be such a hard-line. host: thank you. twitter --ion if you are listening on c-span radio, we are talking about congress, expected to wrap up business today, recessing for the november elections and then back for a busy lame-duck session. mike has this story -- is more from the democratic leader nancy pelosi of california. [video clip] >> members of congress that were elected to a job, not just to hold the job by campaigning. but republicans are not interested in working together to create jobs and grow the economy and strengthen the middle-class. between august 3 when we adjourned and november 13 when we are scheduled to come back to session, augus
%. the president was blunt today at a campaign in virginia. he is keeping americans safe at home and abroad. >> we have to make sure that not only our military, but also our diplomats overseas are protected. >> pedagogue officials claimed u.s. marines were in another part of lidia. then admitted that was not true. state department officials said there were no libyan guards inside the perimeter of the u.s. consulate and had to walk that back. >> you hate to think the president would purposely mislead the american people, but it sure likes it -- it sure looks like it to me. >> any notion that they have misled the american people -- they maintained the only reason it has changed is because new facts have emerged because this is an ongoing investigation. nonetheless, it is clear republicans are using this change an account to continue to challenge the president's credibility. lou: ed, is there any indication that the white house intent and some timeframe i must certainly will not be soon, because we are approaching the second week since the murders of our ambassador and three other americans in bengha
in virginia. both candidates were and 40 yesterday. the president spoke about college students about the cost of tuition this student loans and had an interview with the spanish- language tv network univision. >>> you can't change washington from the inside you can only change from the outside. >>> romney wasted no time responding to that comment from the president. >>> i can change washington i will change washington will get the job done from the inside. republicans and democrats will bring us together. this is tied for a new president. >>> new campaign finance reports show romney was out waistband and outspent by the president in august. it is a few numbers. president obama's into the final three months of the campaign with $86 million left to spend the romney with $67 million and spent about the same what those $50 million. >>> it is for 41 on friday. a business with all been waiting for. >>> or doing it at the gym might not be the best way to get fit. >>> on of a cracked concrete but it's actually a gold mine. >>> at and make hundreds of dollars printing of your driveway. >>> ,,,,,,,,,,,
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